Middle School English/Language Arts Teacher

Saint Stanislaus Kostka
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Michigan City, IN
Posted Date

Under the supervision of the school Principal, responsible for the instruction, progress, and class management of all students in assigned classes. Performs related duties as required or assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Promotes a Catholic based approach. Responsible for instructional planning, including, but not limited to, providing written lesson plans and preparation aligned with the objectives of the instructional program.

• Establishes clear and positive learning standards and expectations for all students by which to evaluate academic progress.

• Maintains current and accurate records of student achievements • Implements instructional methods, applying variations of contemporary principles of learning theory and teaching methodology as needed and available.

• Actively participates in the development and implementation of new teaching techniques, and interest areas reflective of student's current work.

• Exhibits and applies working knowledge of the curriculum content related to subject area(s) and instructional level.

• Actively participates in discussions and programs to improve student attendance.

• Establishes and maintains clear and reasonable rules of conduct within the classroom and all areas of the school and grounds.

• Maintains accurate and daily attendance records.

• Promotes student growth in self-discipline and positive self-concept;

• Ensures objectivity in the teacher-student relationships, modeling understanding and respect.

• Initiates appropriate conferences with parents, guardians, administrators, etc. in accordance with school procedures;

• Effectively communicates with parents or guardians and students on matters related to student's academic progress, attendance, and conduct.

• Attends and participates in in-service and professional staff meetings utilizing any pertinent information and/or materials provided.

• May coordinate and attend class field trips; work in extra-curricular and after-school activities.

• Utilizes appropriate resources available in the community.

• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree and appropriate Licensure issued by the Indiana State Board of Education.

• Knowledge of subject matter consistent with state certification requirements, contemporary principles and practices of teaching, and classroom and behavior management techniques.

• Ability to modify instruction to meet student needs.

• Collaborate with the school faculty and administration in the development and implementation of program of instruction.

• Works effectively with students, parents and/or guardians, staff members, and community representatives.

• Understands the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional patterns of pupils.

• Strong ability to apply contemporary principles and practices of teaching

• Solid oral and written communication skills and the ability to exercise interpersonal skills with sound and professional judgment. • Apple iPad learning environment